A minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. The temblor was detected at 05:18:12 / 5:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/03/20 / 2020-03-04 09:18:12 / March 4, 2020 @ 9:18 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8443 West, latitude 17.8998 North, depth = 12 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pr2020064016. Id of event: pr2020064016.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Vega Alta, Cidra, Guayama. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.2 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ninety-seven, in the past 30 days three hundred and fourty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
How would you describe the shaking?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 9 km SSE of Maria Antonia, Puerto Rico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.